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Random Fact of the Day – Mauritius



Mauritius is an African island in the Indian Ocean known for it’s beaches, reefs, and lagoons. It is also known for its “7 Colored Earths” in the village of Chamarel. These are sand dunes that are colored: Red, Brown, Violet, Green, Blue, Purple, and Yellow. These dunes fascinate Geologist as they seem to be immune to erosion, despite torrential rains.